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    Money List Winner Slab's Avatar
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    Re: The ulitmate golf prize is...

    Yeah when you add the word ‘ultimate’ it really can’t be any one or two off the list

    It would need to be full fitted clubs etc (that you go manufacture HQ to watch being made for you) + clothing, shoes/trolley, bag/balls etc + the tuition (but from a current tour player, on a top 5 course) + get in the ropes that weekend with VIP access thrown in

    Put me down for that please

    (not forgetting you'll have to get me from A to B etc)

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    Re: The ulitmate golf prize is...

    More golf, the only prize anyone needs

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    Re: The ulitmate golf prize is...

    Quote Originally Posted by MadAdey View Post
    To me the ultimate golf prize would something that I would never have access to, because money can'y get it for me. I've already got fitted clubs, I could buy a powacaddy if I wanted to, I could play round the top courses in the country. So any prize that I could get by just simply getting the credit card out wouldn't be an ultimate prize. But here are some of my ideas for the ultimate prize:

    Partner a top tour Pro in the Dunhill at St Andrews.
    4-ball at Augusta a week before the Masters with Dustin, Beef and Chris Woods.
    A years worth of of coaching from a top 10 coach.
    Weekend away golfing at the Monterrey Peninsula with Trevino, Nicklaus and Player. Imagine the stories that they would have.
    They ebay a spot each year for charity mate. . . . . . . Just a cool £50k this year

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    Re: The ulitmate golf prize is...

    Top 5 UK courses for me. In nice weather with a few mates.
    H/cap 6.7,

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    Re: The ulitmate golf prize is...

    Quote Originally Posted by Fish View Post
    8/ year's supply of premium golf balls
    I don't think any competition would let me win this prize, it would cost more than the others!
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    Re: The ulitmate golf prize is...

    Quote Originally Posted by MadAdey View Post
    To me the ultimate golf prize would something that I would never have access to, because money can'y get it for me. I've already got fitted clubs, I could buy a powacaddy if I wanted to, I could play round the top courses in the country. So any prize that I could get by just simply getting the credit card out wouldn't be an ultimate prize. But here are some of my ideas for the ultimate prize:

    Partner a top tour Pro in the Dunhill at St Andrews.
    4-ball at Augusta a week before the Masters with Dustin, Beef and Chris Woods.
    A years worth of of coaching from a top 10 coach.
    Weekend away golfing at the Monterrey Peninsula with Trevino, Nicklaus and Player. Imagine the stories that they would have.
    This!

    Experiences over “stuff” every time.
    Callaway X2 Hot Driver
    Callaway X2 Hot 3/5 Woods
    Callaway X2 Hot 3 Hybrid
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    Re: The ulitmate golf prize is...

    Whilst Madadey has summed it up well from one perspective, an alternative would be an all expenses paid SPA holiday for two....that I could give to my wife.
    Whilst she was away I would be free to play the golf I desired 😎
    some metal woods,
    any old irons,
    Pick up balls....

    10.8 and moving the right way again...

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    Re: The ulitmate golf prize is...

    Quote Originally Posted by duncan mackie View Post
    Whilst Madadey has summed it up well from one perspective, an alternative would be an all expenses paid SPA holiday for two....that I could give to my wife.
    Whilst she was away I would be free to play the golf I desired 😎
    Genius , although it depends who her +1 is. If it was Tom Hardy you might never see her again !!! Which could potentially be unlimited golf forever ........the ultimate golf prize !!!
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    Re: The ulitmate golf prize is...

    In my world, prizes are usually a sleeve of balls, a 10 € voucher for the pro shop or an ugly trophy which you have to return by the end of the year, so all of the above sound pretty awesome to me. But let's dream. The ultimate prize for me would be an allround golf coaching weekend, including an assessment and lesson plus on-course lesson with a good swing coach, a club fitting (including a putter fitting), a session with a personal trainer to get a personalized training plan and a session with a mental coach. Put that in a nice location (preferrably sunny), all travel costs covered.

    A bit much? Yeah, maybe ... think I'll just have to be happy with my sleeve of balls for the time being
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    Re: The ulitmate golf prize is...

    Quote Originally Posted by njrose51 View Post
    So if you could enter any raffle/prize draw/competition to win the ulitmate golf prize what would it be?

    a new set of clubs fully fitted
    lessons with a leading coach
    meeting X tour player (Current or senior tour)
    playing an exclusive UK course
    new motorised trolley, clothes, shoes
    year's supply of premium golf balls
    walk inside the ropes at specific UK tournament
    playing the top 5 UK courses in a year
    visit to a manufactures HQs
    VIP access to main UK tournaments

    All of the above?

    Any other thoughts?

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